Head of Malaysian civil aviation authority Azharuddin Abdul Rahman has resigned after the MH370 investigation report was released on Monday.
The report highlighted that there was a shortcomings in the air traffic control centre during MH370’s disappearance on 8 March 2014.
The 1000 page report highlighted, that the Boeing 777-200 was deliberated diverted from its flight path and disappeared over the Indian Ocean killing all 239 occupants including 12 crew members.
Azharuddin Abdul Rahman took responsibility for the failure of Air Traffic Control centre for not complying with the operating procedures, even though the report didn’t blame the Civil Aviation Authority.
“Therefore, it is with regret and after much thought and contemplation that I have decided to resign as the chairman of civil aviation authority of Malaysia effective 14 days from the date of the resignation notice which I have served today,” he said in the statement.